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EAS 2003 Main Conference

The following preliminary schedule has been assembled for the EAS 2003 Main Conference:
Wednesday
Aug 6
1:15-1:20Greetings
1:20-1:30Welcoming Address Maine Dept of Agriculture/Governor
1:30-2:15Beekeeping in the New Millennium (Hachiro Shimanuki)
2:15-2:45Break
2:45-315Student Award Winner
3:15-3:45Hambleton Award Winner
3:45-4:00Chairman of the Board of EAS
4:00-4:45Canada - Leading the Way in North America Medhat Nasr
EveningEAS Social
Thursday
Aug 7
8:30-9:15Revisiting the Old Brood Diseases - Resurgence? Jeff Pettis
9:15-9:50Other Bee Predators Dewey Caron
9:50-10:20Break
10:20-11:00Bears (Beekeepers View/Fish and Wildlife View) Tony Jadczak + F&G official
11:00-11:45Disease Vectoring by Mites - What we know Dr. DeMiranda
AfternoonWorkshops
EveningLobster Dinner
Friday
Aug 8
8:30-9:15Integrated Pest Management Concepts Keith Delaplane
9:15-9:50Economic Threshold of Mites and What it Means to Beekeepers. Mike Hood
9:50-10:20Break
10:20-11:00Breaking The Chemical Cycle-Is It Possible? Carl Wenning
11:00-11:30Looking Forward Jim Tew
11:30-12:00EAS Business Meeting
AfternoonWorkshops
EveningAnnual Banquet

Preliminary Listing of Workshops:
Topic Offered
ThursdayFriday
Internet for Beekeepers (Tom Sanford)
Advanced Photography (Skinner/Nasr)
Apitherapy Workshop (AAS Member)
Beekeepers Toolbag (Nancy Troup)
Lotions and Potions (MSBA Members)
Candles (Melanie Dumont)
National Honey Board (NHB Staff)
Queen Introduction Methods (Tony Jadczak)
Honeys from Around the United States (TBD)
Electric Fence for Critters (David Kennard)
Finding the Elusive Queen (Jim Tew)
Encaustic Painting (Michael Young)
Bee Nutrition (Gordon Wardell)
Making a Good Nuc (Bob Cole)
Washboarding and Other Bee Behaviors Revealed (Katie Bohrer/Jeff Pettis)

updated: 17 April 2003